Dr. Choi is the Chief of the Division of Oncodermatology at Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center and Chief of the Division of Medical Dermatology within the Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She specializes in providing skin care for patients undergoing cancer treatment. Her expertise includes knowledge in recognizing and managing side effects from chemotherapy, radiation, infections in immunosuppressed patients, and toxicities that may arise as a result of stem cell or solid organ transplantation. She directs several clinical research trials investigating the prevention and treatment of cancer therapy-related side effects. Dr. Choi also specializes in treating patients with skin cancer and is an integral member of the Northwestern Melanoma Unit and the Melanoma Tumor Board. She runs a Pigmented Lesion Clinic, in which she provides advanced skin cancer surveillance for patients with a history of melanoma, hundreds of nevi, and high risk factors for melanoma development. She is experienced with surgical treatment of skin cancers, as well as non-surgical methods to treat skin cancer and precancerous lesions, including intralesional and topical immunotherapy and field treatments. Dr. Choi also runs a full medical and surgical dermatology practice and is experienced with the use of complex dermatologic therapy, including biologic therapy, immunosuppressive medications, intralesional therapies, and phototherapy.
Dr. Choi received her BA degree from Harvard University and her MD degree from Yale University School of Medicine. She completed internship in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School and residency in Dermatology at Yale, where she served as Chief Resident. For 8 years, she served as Assistant Professor of Dermatology in the Department of Dermatology at Yale. In 2015, she moved to Chicago to join the Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where she is now Professor of Dermatology. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her husband, 3 beautiful daughters, and adorable puppy.